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YouTube to host world’s biggest film festivals in 10-day streaming event

The festival will bring together 20 partner festivals, including Cannes, Sundance and Tribeca, for a free 10-day streaming event from 29 May to 7 June.
parasite

This is why Parasite earning Best Picture at the Oscars is a big deal

Bong Joon-ho’s South Korean film Parasite made history by becoming the first film not in English language to win an Academy Award for the Best Picture.
Protesters in New Delh

Unlike West’s ‘MeToo’, subcontinent’s men don’t hang their heads in shame. Women do

Most people in the country are used to victim-shaming rather than shaming the predators. Men don’t have to hang their heads in shame, women do.
This isn't the first time Kristen Stewart has stepped forward to show her 'Heelhate' | Andreas Rentz | Getty Images

Kristen Stewart shedding her heels on the Cannes red carpet was a tall act

American actress had removed her heels at the Cannes film festival where it is mandatory for women to wear them.

On Camera

File photo | An employee inspects a godown of Food Corporation of India (FCI) where rice bags are being stored during a nationwide lockdown, in Srinagar | PTI

FCI has highest rice, wheat stock since 2005. Modi govt continuing legacy of bad economics

It is clear from the rising stock of rice and wheat that the government has been buying more from farmers than what it requires during a pandemic.
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Modi govt drops plan to merge 3 state-owned general insurance companies

Decision to merge the 3 companies — National Insurance Co Ltd, United India Insurance Co Ltd, and Oriental Insurance Co Ltd — ahead of their proposed listing was announced in 2018 budget.

Defence

A file photo of Pangong Lake in Ladakh | Visharad Saxena | Special arrangement

There’s ‘thinning down’ of Chinese troops at Finger 4 at Pangong lake, but no pullback yet

India-China disengagement at Pangong lake will be a focus area in the next round of military talks at the corps commander level. 
Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) men in Maharashtra | ANI

Read my lips, forget the camera

Say Central forces' angry soldiers. They need reform, committed leaders. And very sensitive handling.